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09-27-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,816
Posted By Tennessee

How do you know my arms are puny? Actually, they...

How do you know my arms are puny? Actually, they are pretty puny. I only weigh 140.

Anyway, I just like the ride of steel. Honestly, I have never had an aluminum bike. I was a steel guy until...
09-27-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,816
Posted By Tennessee

Gary Fisher Presidio

I am trying to make the leap into the cyclocross world and have been researching bikes all over the internet. I came across the Gary Fisher Presidio that has really caught my eye. (I found it on...
10-16-07, 08:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By Tennessee

Compex (EMS)

Anyone use one in your training? I would love to hear some first hand accounts of how the Compex trainer works for you.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By Tennessee

We have a place in Destin and go pretty...

We have a place in Destin and go pretty regularly. There aren't that many options. If you want a longer route 2.5 hrs or so, head East out of Destin on Hwy 98 toward Panama City (This is a wide 4...
05-30-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By Tennessee

Sounds like recneps was racing next to me all...

Sounds like recneps was racing next to me all weekend. :)

I hope everyone that made it out this year will be able to come back next year. We will try to improve from year to year. Last year...
05-27-07, 05:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

For results for each day, go to the race website...

For results for each day, go to the race website and click on "race results" for .pdf of each day's results, GC, points, etc.

http://www.sotomemorial.org/
05-26-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

I guess this answers that...

Cat 4 top 15 @ TT
Average Speed of Winner 25.66 MPH 41.30 Km/H
Pl Bib Name Team Time Behind
1 473 MCKENNA, John Rogues Racing 16:08.91 16:08.91
2 503 THELEN, Austen West Michigan Coast 16:09.56 @...
05-22-07, 07:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

There is a great write up in today's (5/22)...

There is a great write up in today's (5/22) Nashville City Paper on the Soto. Check it out:

http://www.nashvillecyclist.com/pages/newsarticles/SOTO%20STORY%202007.pdf
05-22-07, 10:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

I was there but honestly I was popped off and...

I was there but honestly I was popped off and finished well behind the main group.

First off, if you were anywhere near the crash on the last lap, you were definately smoking fast and...
05-21-07, 04:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

This weekend's races only had 1 wreck and it was...

This weekend's races only had 1 wreck and it was because a guy rolled his tubular tire, not because of poor cornering.
05-21-07, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

The number of riders in the 4's field is out of...

The number of riders in the 4's field is out of control.

Regarding the crit course. It is by no means flat. You climb up 2nd Avenue and then I'm guessing the ride down 1st Avenue will be blazing...
05-18-07, 05:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

Cat 4 has hit 100 registered. The number of...

Cat 4 has hit 100 registered. The number of allowed to race Cat 4 has been extended to 125. If you are debating signing up, do it now because it should fill up in a matter of days.

See you there.
05-15-07, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

If you go to the website (linked to above) and...

If you go to the website (linked to above) and download the "race bible" it has all the courses mapped out with topo and anything else you need to know about the race.

Enjoy and good luck.
05-12-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

I just checked the "confirmed rider list" on...

I just checked the "confirmed rider list" on BikeReg and it shows 70 riders signed up for the Cat 4 stage race. It should be a strong field.

See you there.
05-12-07, 06:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tennessee

Edgar Soto Memorial Stage Race

Anybody doing this event? It was great last year and looks to be even better in it's second year.

http://www.sotomemorial.org/
03-20-07, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,506
Posted By Tennessee

That is a beautiful bike!! This may be a...

That is a beautiful bike!!

This may be a stupid question, but how is that bartape staying on? It doesn't look like it has tape on it.
03-19-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,506
Posted By Tennessee

I have a 585 with tubular 404's built on a...

I have a 585 with tubular 404's built on a powertap hub. Campy Record.

... so that is what I recommend.

Actually, I just got the 404's this winter and have only ridden them a handful of times....
03-10-07, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By Tennessee

I was so looking forward the the tour in '06...

I was so looking forward the the tour in '06 because it looked like Ullrich was in tip top form and I couldn't wait to see him, Floyd, and Basso go at it. I put my money on Ullrich, it just looked...
01-30-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By Tennessee

Our team has black winter jerseys and white...

Our team has black winter jerseys and white jerseys for summer. Personally, I think the black jerseys are considerably hotter in mid summer than the white. When I wear the black jersey on a sunny...
01-30-07, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By Tennessee

So you're saying the black will not get hot in...

So you're saying the black will not get hot in July? I disagree.
01-29-07, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By Tennessee

I'm guessing these are the winter kits. Although...

I'm guessing these are the winter kits. Although I think they look great I would think that the black would get extremely hot in July.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-07, 11:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,105
Posted By Tennessee

I have the same problem. My feet stay cold. I...

I have the same problem. My feet stay cold. I am currently using DeFeet Hi Top Wooleator Socks (They are thin, just like regular cycling socks) and Pearl Izumi Amfibs shoe covers. My feet still...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-07, 07:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,540
Posted By Tennessee

How do you like the Sram group?

How do you like the Sram group?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-06, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Tennessee

I had the exact same thing happen to my Sweep R...

I had the exact same thing happen to my Sweep R and I called customer service, told them what happened, and they sent me new inserts free of charge within the week.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-06, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By Tennessee

Saddle sore

Ouch!

Any cures? I use Assos chamois cream and as long as I use it, I never get them. I was without it for a few rides and have developed a terrible saddle sore.

Help please! As many of...
10-31-06, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,446
Posted By Tennessee

CTS Field Test / Hunter, Coggan Field Test

Correct me if I'm wrong but the CTS Field Test is doing three 3 mile TT's and take the average wattage of the three. Do you use that number as your Threshhold Power?

The Field Test in "Training...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-06, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Tennessee

I am meeting Bob Roll in a few weeks

I get to meet Bob Roll in a few weeks at a local function and was wondering what to get him to sign. I normally don't ask for signatures but there has to be something for him to sign that would be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Tennessee

Kurt Kinetic Road Machine or Cycle Ops Fluid 2?

I was reading all the positive reviews of the Kurt Kinetic and wondered about the Cycle Ops Fluid 2. The Fluid 2 is more accessible, since they stock them at my lbs. I know quite a few people who...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-06, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Tennessee

Afaik **********

Afaik

**********
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-06, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Tennessee

Valve extender question

I bought a brand new set of tubular Zipp 404's. They came with new Continental Sprinter tires pre-mounted. They do not have Valve extenders installed and therefore only have a tiny bit of the...
09-25-06, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Tennessee

Hopefully this pans out. It would definately be...

Hopefully this pans out. It would definately be interesting to see.

Article 1 states:
Henson said Landis's request for an open arbitration hearing will make him the first athlete to take...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-06, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By Tennessee

Thanks for all the replies. From all the...

Thanks for all the replies.

From all the responses it sounds like I've got a pretty good set of wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-06, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By Tennessee

White Industries hubs??

I bought a set of Zipp 404's built with a powertap on ebay. I was told I was buying brand new Zipps. When I received my purchase in the mail, I noticed the front hub was not a Zipp hub. After some...
09-24-06, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Tennessee

I'm a huge Tom Danielson fan. BUT, Tom...

I'm a huge Tom Danielson fan.

BUT, Tom Danielson is no Vino. At least not at this point in his career.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By Tennessee

BTW, those wheels pictured above. The...

BTW, those wheels pictured above. The lightweight's. They only cost $5500.00

OUCH!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By Tennessee

I was thinking of getting some 202's as well for...

I was thinking of getting some 202's as well for a similar use. I read some roadbikereview.com reviews of the wheels and decided against it. I did get 404's though. :)

They will be my first and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Tennessee

Why a srm? I would like to know how the srm...

Why a srm? I would like to know how the srm justifies the price difference?
09-20-06, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By Tennessee

Powertap question

Do any of you out there have two sets of wheels with powertap hubs built in? If so, is there anything you have to do to let the computer know you are changing wheel sets?

For example if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-06, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Tennessee

aluminum rims / carbon rims - brake pad dilemma

Here goes:

I've got some carbon tubulars on the way and I have a few questions. I train and ride on aluminum clinchers and plan to switch to my carbon tubulars for racing. My question is about...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-06, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By Tennessee

Thanks for all the replies. I'm still debating...

Thanks for all the replies. I'm still debating between probably the Chorus Ultra Narrow and the Wipperman. My LBS carries both so I'll keep asking around.

I clean my chain quite often (without...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-06, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 964
Posted By Tennessee

I'd love to ride that thing up the local Hill...

I'd love to ride that thing up the local Hill Climb Time Trial. I don't think I would feel comfortable riding back down the hill, but going up would be fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-06, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By Tennessee

Wipperman?

Time for a new chain on my Campy drivetrain. I was thinking of putting a wipperman chain on and haven't talked to anyone who uses one. Anyone out there have any pros or cons of using a wipperman...
08-11-06, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Tennessee

I actually raced against you last Wednesday. ...

I actually raced against you last Wednesday. Good job! Were you wearing a yellow jersey? Anyway, I'm glad you enjoyed yourself and stayed upright on a pretty wet course. Those Wednesday night...
08-11-06, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Tennessee

I purchased a Renn 575 Campy Clincher earlier...

I purchased a Renn 575 Campy Clincher earlier this season and love it. Can't beat the price. I don't do enough TT's to justify spending $1000+ on a disc so the Renn is perfect for me. Also, the...
08-09-06, 08:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 938
Posted By Tennessee

"He didn't say it wasn't a sport. He said it was...

"He didn't say it wasn't a sport. He said it was a sport nobody gives a s**t about."

I didn't hear Bill Maher's comments. But if that is all he said, then there are a ton of American sport's...
08-04-06, 08:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,514
Posted By Tennessee

He has a point there.

He has a point there.
05-26-06, 08:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By Tennessee

Edgar Soto Memorial Stage Race

Anybody doing this stage race in Tennessee this weekend? The first time this race is being held and I can't wait to get it started this afternoon.

Check it out:

http://www.sotomemorial.org/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-06, 04:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,588
Posted By Tennessee

Great thread! I rode MTB for years. All...

Great thread!

I rode MTB for years. All of a sudden I saw my riding buddies getting much faster. I asked them what they were doing and they replied "riding our new road bikes." That was all...
04-11-06, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By Tennessee

3 local juniors got invited to head over to...

3 local juniors got invited to head over to Belgium this summer to participate in the program over there. Can't wait to hear from them when they return to hear how it went.
03-08-06, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,317
Posted By Tennessee

I guess it depends on how fast your hair grows...

I guess it depends on how fast your hair grows but how often do you shave?
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